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Chapter 20. Using Windows to Play Games ... > Windows and Arcade-Style Games

Windows and Arcade-Style Games

Windows 98 helps turn PCs into true entertainment centers. Games, professional-quality video playback, and TV broadcasts are all supported within Windows 98. This chapter introduces you to some of the most advanced and intriguing capabilities of Windows 98.

Gaming is big business, and Microsoft knows it. But until very recently, the vast majority of games were developed to play directly on DOS, inviting a raft of compatibility and resource problems for those who played them. Windows 98 includes a set of refined technologies and features designed to lure both game developers and game players to the new operating system.


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